Thorn Valley provides the latest in regulatory updates, industry news and best practices to assure you have fresh safety information for your drivers on an ongoing, regular basis.

Regulatory Updates

Get all the information you need about the ELD updates; Independence Day exemption for firework haulers, House Bill aiming for narrow HOS changes and the unannounced shut down of ELD providers.

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Telematics & Technology

It's the insurance industry's chance to address distracted driving. Learn about the connected world, innovative telematics applications and driver risk management FAQs.

The Insurance Industry’s Chance to Address Distracted Driving

Construction Spotlight

Read the 2017 Rollover Ready Mix Survey, how concrete pumpers are looking to harmonize hours regs with concrete haulers and the operator qualifications for cranes and Derricks in construction.


Ask Thorn Valley | May 2018

We are packed full of information this month: 1. Is body mass indicator (BMI) regulated by DOT?  2. Will paper medical certificates remain? 3. Loss Control - the eyes and ears...

Regulatory Updates

Here is all the information you need about FMCSA's revised CSA methodology, OSHA's whistleblower issue and U-Haul's citation for exposing employees to danger. 

FMCSA includes ELD violations in revised CSA methodology. 

Drug Testing Updates

Stay tuned for more updates on truck driver drug testing. 

Learn why positive drug tests in the driver workforce hit a 10-year high. Read More.

The trucking alliance...

Risky Driving Behavior

Learn why the number of fatal crashes rose in 2016, how risky driving is targeting during Safe Driver Week and which dates have been set for CVSA's annual enforcement blitz! 


Enforcement Action

Where have transportation associations been cracking down? See our updates about violations and enforcement.

FMCSA Shuts Down Tennessee-based Hazardous Materials Trucking Company Read About It.

FMCSA Declares Pennsylvania...

Hours of Service Updates

We have the latest on hours-of-service compliance and electronic logging devices. Stay informed and in the clear!

SMS Updated, ELD Violations in SMS Learn More.

International Roadcheck Set...

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